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Birmingham Events Calendar: May 22nd – May 29th

Birmingham Events Calendar: May 22nd – May 29th
Ready or Not… Summer is here. A little slow this week as far as extra activities happening around town, but looking ahead to after Memorial Day and there are some really fun events coming up! Have a great last week of school everyone!! It’s Not Our Fault if Your Kids are Bored! Sunday May 22nd: Birmingham...
May 22nd, 2016 | featured, to do | Read More

Ranger Day at McWane Science Center

Ranger Day at McWane Science Center
Get ready to celebrate the great outdoors! Junior Rangers are invited to spend the day learning more about our National Parks. Join us on May 21st to see National Parks Adventures in IMAX, meet real park rangers, and spend time with Smokey the Bear! National Parks Adventure Combo Ticket Price See National...
May 20th, 2016 | featured, to do | Read More

Parenting with a PhD: Working Mom’s Guide to Surviving Summer Break

Parenting with a PhD: Working Mom’s Guide to Surviving Summer Break
By Kristen Berthiaume: I have a love/hate relationship with this time of year. While I’m looking forward to not checking the Keep-at- Home folder every night (or, let’s be honest, in carpool drop-off line some days…), I’m a working mom so my kids and I don’t exactly get a summer “break.”...
May 19th, 2016 | featured, to live | Read More

Birmingham Theater Announces Schedule for Sensory Friendly Films

Birmingham Theater Announces Schedule for Sensory Friendly Films
Just in time for Summer Break, Carmike Cinemas at the Summit will be offering a lineup of Sensory Friendly Films. Aimed at families with children who find it difficult to endure a loud dark theater for the entirety of a movie. What does sensory friendly mean? The volume of the movies will be reduced,...
May 18th, 2016 | featured, Summer Movies | Read More

Ideas for Summer Fun Lists

Ideas for Summer Fun Lists
Last summer we posted this great way to keep up with summer fun. It was our summer bucket list, and it was a huge hit with our family. We even took it a step further and documented our entire summer in a picture book we ordered from one of our favorite photobook websites. Start now asking your kiddos...
May 17th, 2016 | featured, to do | Read More

Birmingham Events Calendar: May 15th – May 22nd

Birmingham Events Calendar: May 15th – May 22nd
The countdown to summer is on! Things at the local libraries are slowing down a bit as the prepare for the kick off of summer reading.. Make sure to check with your your library before heading out to your favorite storytime. The Barons will return home later this week, Hall of Heroes is now open at McWane...
May 15th, 2016 | featured, to do | Read More

Happy Plates Restaurant Review: Twisted Root Burger Company

Happy Plates Restaurant Review: Twisted Root Burger Company
OPEN: Lunch & Dinner. Monday – Thursday from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Friday & Saturday 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. GOOD FOR KIDS?: Yes! DATE NIGHT: Yes! PRICES: $6.99-$10.99 entrees PARKING: Generally easy during the week. Can be tough during peak hours on weekends. ADDRESS: 2501 Rocky Ridge Road in...
May 13th, 2016 | featured, To Review | Read More

Event of the Week! Itty Bitty Magic City Turns One!

Event of the Week! Itty Bitty Magic City Turns One!
McWane Science Center will celebrate the first anniversary of its newest museum space, the Birmingham Children’s Museum Itty Bitty Magic City, this week. Festivities include museum-wide activities during the celebration named Itty Bitty Birthday on Saturday May 14 from 10am until 4pm in the museum....
May 10th, 2016 | featured, to do | Read More

Birmingham Events Calendar: May 8th – May 15th

Birmingham Events Calendar: May 8th – May 15th
Our Birmingham Barons are back home this week with lots of fun things happening, including Star Wars Night this Friday!! It’s time for Do Dah Day and of course…. Itty Bitty Magic City at the McWane Science Center is turning 1!! Make sure you make it by there to help them celebrate! Have a...
May 8th, 2016 | featured, to do | Read More

May Day! May Day!

May Day! May Day!
Raise your hand if you currently feel like a personal ATM, overbooked Chauffeur, and a stretched out rubber band on the verge of snapping at the mere thought of adding just one. more. activity. to your already booked May Agenda. The Month of May is hell. Between the wrapping up of extracurricular activities,...
May 4th, 2016 | featured, to live | Read More